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This parts of a butterfly preschool worksheet is perfect for your life cycle, insect, and general butterfly-themed preschool activities this spring and summer.
Butterflies are so much fun to teach. Kids love to learn about how they pollinate flowers, how they grow from egg to caterpillar to adult, and how to name the parts of the butterfly.
Parts of a Butterfly
Add this free spring printable to your seasonal lesson plans. Because it’s print-and-go, it’s perfect for busy homeschool moms and teachers like you!
Activities that instruct children to label objects are great for building vocabulary.
You can use labeling worksheets to introduce or reinforce vocabulary words relevant to the theme you’re teaching.
You can also use labeling activities to help little ones become familiar with the written words.
When you give kids cut and paste worksheets, you give them an opportunity to practice their scissor skills.
Putting labels in the correct boxes is a good way to develop hand-eye coordination and fine motor skills.
Who knew one little worksheet could provide so many benefits!
It’s really easy to make this a reusable activity. First, have your child color the butterfly on the worksheet. Then, laminate the page.
Cut the bottom strip off (the part with the label boxes).
Put a velcro dot on each blank box as well as on the back of each label. Preschoolers can stick the labels on the diagram, and take them off again.
PRESCHOOL BOOKS ABOUT BUTTERFLIESFill your book basket with a great collection of books about butterflies. Most of these books can be found at your local library or used bookstore. If you have a hard time finding them, you can order them through my Amazon affiliate links by clicking the images below.
Butterflies – Curious kids ages 3 to 7 will be excited to learn about the magical world of butterflies: their beauty, their importance to plant life, and their incredible metamorphosis and migration. Pinkalicious and the Little Butterfly – Pinkalicious is so excited when Miss Penny brings monarch caterpillars to class. She makes friends with one and watches as it turns into a pinkamazing butterfly! Butterfly Butterfly: A Book of Colors – Lucy sees a beautiful butterfly in the garden, along with a bright green beetle, a brilliant blue dragonfly, some red ladybugs, and many more flying and crawling things. But when will the radiant butterfly appear again?
RESOURCES I LOVEThis wooden butterfly puzzle brain game will promote hand-eye coordination, develop problem-solving skills and improve matching skills. In addition, it can stimulate a child’s imagination and creativity. This beautiful butterfly lacing toy is great for practicing the sewing motion. It’s made of solid cherry wood, and finished with my homemade organic beeswax polish. The “needle” is attached to the natural cotton “thread” to make it easy to poke through the holes.
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